Center fielder Frani Echavarria went 2-for-3 during in Sunday’s game three victory, scoring twice.

Oklahoma!: Cal headed to first Women’s College World Series since 2005

Henderson rebounds from game two defeat, shuts out Wildcats to clinch Super Regional

After her ace suffered her first five-inning mercy rule loss this season on Sunday, Cal softball coach Diane Ninemire had Jolene Henderson go into the locker room. Henderson even redid her hair. For the nation’s ERA leader coming into the weekend, an 8-0 run rule loss to Kentucky in game
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On her way to winning the NCAA singles title, Jana Juricova posted two-set victories in each of the first three rounds.

Juricova advances to singles title match

Bears unable to reach double championship match

For the second consecutive year, Jana Juricova will play for the NCAA singles title. In Sunday’s semifinal match, the top-seeded Juricova defeated Stanford’s eighteenth-ranked Nicole Gibbs in a tight three-set match, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 7-6 (2), on Gibbs’ home court at Taube Tennis Center.  Looking for her first ever NCAA
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Cal second baseman Tony Renda dives for third base after running from first on a single. He was thrown out to end the third inning.

Bears washed away in Big Series loss

Cal ends regular season by losing five of last six conference games

Save Cal Baseball banners were still around to help close out Evans Diamond’s final showing this spring, the annual Big Series against Stanford. Some fliers were stacked at the front desk, and T-shirts still popped up in the season-high crowd of 1,358 — even if the Bears’ reinstatement was already
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Steve Sodaro (front) took second in his heat in Eugene, Ore. to qualify for NCAAs in the 3,000m steeplechase.

Senior-heavy contingent qualifies for NCAA Championships

Sodaro to make return appearance in steeplechase

After a rocky start to his senior season, Steve Sodaro has the chance to end his collegiate career on a high note. He ran his fastest 3000m steeplechase of the season at this past weekend’s NCAA West Preliminaries to advance to next week’s NCAA Championships, where he will aim to
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Henderson blanks Wildcats in Super Regional opener

Echavarria's solo shot provides lone run for Bears

Already a proven road team, the Cal softball team may have found a home away from home in the Bluegrass state. The No. 5 Bears (43-10) took a 1-0 decision over Kentucky at the UK Softball Complex in Lexington, Ky., in the first game of the best of three  series.
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Poor execution dooms Bears against Card

The Cal baseball team was silent. They packed their bags wordlessly and quietly tidied the Evans Diamond infield. Vince Bruno slamming together the soles of his cleats was the only thing that broke them out of their reverie, but even that was only momentary. As soon as he was done
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Andersson posts big upset, advances with Juricova at NCAAs

In the first three days of the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships, senior Mari Andersson produced the biggest upset of the tournament — bouncing No. 2 Maria Sanchez of USC, 6-2, 6-3, in Thursday’s second round of singles at Stanford’s Taube Tennis Center. After defeating Georgia Tech’s Jillian O’Neill in
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Early doubles loss ends Cal’s NCAA run

The Cal men’s tennis squad concluded its run at the NCAA Championships on Thursday when junior Nick Andrews and sophomore Christoffer Konigsfeldt fell in the first round of the doubles tournament. The  Bears’ 23rd-ranked tandem lost 6-4, 7-5, to the No. 17 duo of Sekou Bangoura Jr. and Alexander Lacroix
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Bears jump on Tigers early in nonconference finale

The last time David Esquer made this many substitutions, the Cal baseball team was mired in an 8-0 hole after six innings at Stanford. Tuesday afternoon’s 9-2 win at Pacific was nearly a complete 180 — the Bears were already up 8-2 after three. Backed by left fielder Austin Booker’s
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Press Room Banter: A San Jose Sharks fan is born

I’m not a bandwagon fan. I love the Green Bay Packers because my dad hails from Wisconsin and I grew up around cheese heads and Brett Favre jerseys. Hell, I’m still hanging in there with the L.A. Dodgers, even though it might have been far less heart-wrenching to switch my
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